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The Right to Sue Cheerios Has Been Restored

Let me correct that. I despised Cheerios to the core of my being and consider eating a bowl of them to be a recurring childhood trauma that made me vow, when I get big: never, ever, ever again.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, General Mills, Food

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Business Journal

After outcry, General Mills scraps new 'no sue' privacy policy

General Mills Inc. over the weekend abandoned a controversial new privacy policy that sought to bar consumers from suing the company if they engaged with General Mills online, after the new rules sparked a backlash on social media.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Blog News

Border Mail

Border Steam Rally: Era of steam, oil delights youngsters

THE loud sound of steam and oil engines running proved too much for some young children at Leneva's Border Steam Rally on the weekend.

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Related Topix: Lawrence

Hispanic Business

Spring brings thoughts of fashion

The birds are chirping, the grass is green, and flowers are blooming. Spring, with no snow, is finally here.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Andersons Inc The

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Congress takes up food labeling fight

Many U.S. foods come from crops with DNA that was modified to resist disease, drought and insects.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Food, Cargill, General Mills, Life, Nutrition

Examiner.com

Hoarding conditions in area taxing capacity of Toledo Area Humane Society

Michael Suiter, 51, of the 2200 block of Portsmouth Ave. in Toledo, Ohio has been charged with a second degree misdemeanor count of animal cruelty on Friday after authorities seized 26 dogs and cats living in squalor at a home in Rossford reported the Toledo Blade.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Animal Rights, Rossford, OH, Andersons Inc The

Seeking Alpha

Dividend Winners: High Yields And Low Volatility Part III: General Mills

GIS trades at a modest premium to the S&P 500 and is inexpensive given low volatility and stable industry.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Financial Markets, Banking, Financial Services, Dime Community Bancshares

WUSA-TV Washington

Outnumber Hunger: How you can help Marylanders

Friday, April 18 at 8pm WUSA9 will be airing a benefit concert with some of country music's biggest stars.

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Related Topix: Fort Meade, MD, Country, Rascal Flatts, General Mills, Food

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Star Tribune

North Side safety summit examines ways to fight crime in troubled Minneapolis neighborhoods

Minneapolis Police Chief Jane Harteau held a "Northside Safety Summit" Friday that was part workshop, part brainstorm designed to address entrenched crime patterns on the city's north side - and head off the start of a crime wave that typically accompanies warmer weather.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hennepin County, MN, General Mills, Food

Reuters

InVivo to boost ties with ADM in UK after ends link with Toepfer

French cooperative group InVivo said it would strengthen ties with agricultural trading house Archer Daniels Midland through their British joint venture - grain trader Gleadell.

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Related Topix: ADM, Food, Agriculture, Science

Just-food.com

Comment: General Mills could find it hard to brew growth with Keurig NPD

Food manufacturers seem to be willing to take more risks on NPD, which is encouraging after seeing years of caution and focus on nostalgia or new packaging formats.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Drink, Coffee, Dean Foods

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Students receive agriculture tips

Rick Ruppert, brandishing a bag of cow feed, told a group of central Pennsylvania 4-H students that putting that feed together was much like baking a cake.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, ADM, Recipes

The City Wire

ConAgra sells Newport-based Medallion Foods

Shearer's Foods, a private label salty snack manufacturer owned by Toronto-based private equity firm Wind Point Partners, has acquired the assets of the Medallion Foods business from ConAgra Foods,Inc. for $33.5 million.

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Related Topix: Food, ConAgra Foods, Newport, AR, Rah

MarketWatch

Post to buy Michael Foods for $2.45 billion

Post Holdings Inc. confirmed it will acquire Michael Foods Inc. for $2.45 billion, expanding the cereal maker's menu of breakfast offerings into eggs and dairy goods.

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Related Topix: Tyson Foods, Food, Heinz H J, Rah

Business Journal

'Like' Cheerios? You just signed away your right to sue General Mills

Any of you who are thinking about suing General Mills Inc. in the near future: You might want to rethink that breakfast of Wheaties or Lucky Charms.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food

Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Santa Cruz: Boardwalk Bowl; Ucsc it; SunOpta

For those seeking work in Santa Cruz - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Scientific Instruments, Stake Technology, UC Santa Cruz

Statesman Journal

Fishing report: April 17

Any questions? Easiest: Digging purple varnish clams on Siletz Bay just south of Taft.

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Related Topix: Willamette Valley Vineyards, Beverages, Garibaldi, OR, Oregon, Gladstone, OR, Clackamas, OR, Mehama, OR

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Alice in Dairyland Finals tickets now available

Alice in Dairyland is the state's agricultural ambassador and travels Wisconsin promoting the state's agriculture industry in speeches, media interviews and school presentations.

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Related Topix: Clark County, WI, Loyal, WI

The Age

Markets Live: Stocks on sugar high

A late rally rally by miners built on early gains to end the trading week on a positive note leading into the Easter break.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Household Products, Wesfarmers, Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless

Wed Apr 16, 2014

FarmingUK

China rejections of Gmo U.S. corn cost up to $2.9 bln

China's rejections of a banned variety of genetically modified U.S. corn have cost the U.S. agriculture industry up to $2.9 billion, a grain group said on Wednesday in the first estimate on losses from the trade disruptions.

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